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Language Access Workshop

August 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am


Language Access Workshop

Online Webinar
Friday August 7, 2020
9:00 am – 10:30 am

This workshop aims to educate anyone who may work in school settings:

  • Teachers
  • Administrators
  • Nurses
  • Mental Health Professionals

About the current applicable laws regarding language access and how they are to be properly dealt with in the current pandemic. It also aims to provide guidelines regarding best practices for remote interpreting in school settings given the current pandemic.


Holly A. Silvestri, PhD

Senior Coordinator of Translation, Training, and Curriculum
National Center for Interpretation at University of Arizona

Founding member
Interpreting and Translation in Education Workgroup


9:00am – 9:15am Objectives and Introduction
9:15am – 9:50am Applicable laws for language access in school settings
9:50am – 10:20am Best practices for remote interpreting in school settings
Advice for administrators, educators, interpreters, and “bilingual staff” that may serve as community liaisons
10:20am – 10:30am Question and Answer

Pre-Registration Required

Registration Fee – $15
Continuing Education Fee – $45
Psychology Continuing Education Fee – $95


CCHI Medical Interpreter Accredited by CCHI’s CEAP for 1.25 CE hours, ID #09293
IMIA Medical Interpreter This course has been approved to provide 0.125 IMIA/NBCMI CEUs – Education Registry ID 20-1116.
Social Worker This program has been approved for 1 Social Work Continuing Education hour for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. NASW-MA Chapter CE Approving Program, Authorization Number D 81607.
LMHC This program has been approved for 1.25 Category II MaMHCA hours for re-licensure, in accordance with 262 CMR.
Psychology CE credits for psychologists are provided by the Spiritual Competency Resource Center (SCRC) which is co‑sponsoring this program. The Spiritual Competency Resource Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Spiritual Competency Resource Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content. For questions about receiving your Certificate of Attendance, contact Berkshire AHEC at hbruno@berkshireahec.org. For questions about CE, visit www.spiritualcompetency.com or contact David Lukoff, PhD at CE@spiritualcompetency.com.
Nursing Program meets the requirements for nursing contact hours as specified by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing – 244 CMR 5.04.

No NBCC credit is available or offered for this program

Successful Completion Requirements for Continuing Education Credits
Participants must sign-in and out, attend the entire program, and complete a program evaluation to receive continuing education credits. Certificates will be distributed to participants by mail after the program.

Special Requests
If you are hearing impaired, or are a person who is differently abled who requires accommodations, please contact Berkshire AHEC 15 days prior to the training.

A refund of the continuing education fee, minus a $5 processing charge, is only available up until two weeks prior to a conference.

Berkshire AHEC reserves the right to cancel a program due to low registration, speaker cancellation, or other uncontrollable circumstances. Notice of cancellation will be provided to registrants by phone, email, and on the berkshireahec.org website. Refunds will be issued within two weeks of a canceled program.

Disclosure Policy
It is the policy of Berkshire AHEC to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its individually and jointly sponsored programs. All planners and faculty participating in Berkshire AHEC programs are expected to disclose any conflicts of interest that they or their spouse/partner may have that has a direct bearing on the content of the continuing education program.

Grievance Procedure
It is the policy of Berkshire AHEC to provide a complaint resolution procedure that is timely and responsive to consumers of our services. Individuals wishing to register a grievance should contact the Center Director of Berkshire AHEC at 413-842-5160.


August 7, 2020
9:00 am - 10:30 am


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